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Henry Slucki 15January2013 Yiddish Book Center

Henry Slucki, child survivor of the Holocaust, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on January 15, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Henry was born in Paris and later escaped on a boat with other Jewish children from Portugal. He began to learn Yiddish in the United States when he stayed with a great aunt and uncle while his parents waited for entry visas from Cuba. Henry moved to Los Angeles in 1949 and has been involved in local Yiddish circles ever since.

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To cite this interview: Henry Slucki Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Los Angeles, California, January 15, 2013. Video recording, ( [date accessed] )

Run time 128 minutes 36 seconds
Producer Yiddish Book Center (Emily B.)
Audio/Visual sound, color


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Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
by Yiddish Book Center (Emily B.)